California is reporting that a magnitude 5.1 earthquake struck Lake County on Tuesday night. The USGS reported that the earthquake occurring at 7:57 p.m. roughly 12 miles north-northeast of Upper Lake and at a depth of about 11.5 miles. This earthquake according to the USGS was deemed “significant,” but there were no immediate reports of injuries.
The quake was followed by Aftershocks measuring magnitude 2.7 and three were reported at 8:08 p.m. and 8:24 p.m., respectively, according to the USGS. As of about ten p.m., the USGS had received at least 870 reports from around the region from people who said they felt the temblors.